FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invincea, the machine learning endpoint security company dedicated to killing threats without impacting business performance, today announced the appointment of Christopher Day as Chief Information Security Officer. As a longstanding leader in the cybersecurity private industry community, Chris will use his new role as CISO to lead the strategic cybersecurity vision of Invincea with customers and other key stakeholders in industry and government.
With over twenty years of leadership experience in information security spanning Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and financial services firms across the globe, Chris most recently was CTO for Packet Forensics, LLC, which provides advanced cybersecurity products and large-scale threat and commercial intelligence services for government and the private sector. Prior to his work with Packet Forensics, LLC, Chris was Chief Security Architect, with Terremark Worldwide, Inc., where he launched the information security practice prior to its acquisition by Verizon.
“The appointment of Chris Day as Invincea’s first Chief Information Security Officer is a testament to the industry wide recognition of Invincea’s products and innovation in attracting the high caliber of security professional Chris represents,” said Anup Ghosh, Invincea Founder and CEO. “Chris’s deep expertise in cybersecurity recognized by the Defense Science Board will enable the company to engage in CISO to CISO conversations directly addressing the security issues CISOs face every day. We are thrilled to have him join our world class team as we accelerate the growth of the company.”
The White House National Security Council invited Chris to participate as Control Staff for the 2012 National Level Exercise which focused heavily on a major cybersecurity crisis. In March 2013, he was appointed by the Secretary of Defense to the DoD’s Defense Science Board. Chris has deep experience in the areas of security audit, vulnerability assessment, computer forensics and secure systems design.
“Invincea has created the most advanced machine learning endpoint solution on the market that helps solve a myriad of security challenges CISOs face today,” said Chris Day, Invincea CISO. “The innovation that comes from Invincea Labs, based on DARPA driven technology, is the perfect combination of national security insights married to private sector innovation to face today’s most advanced threats to the endpoint. I look forward to engaging with CISOs and security teams to help them overcome security challenges now and in the future.”
Chris regularly lectures on advanced threats, computer forensics, incident response, intrusion detection/prevention, and wireless technology security. He is a contributing author for the books “Going Mobile: Building the Real-Time Enterprise with Mobile Applications that Work” and “Computer and Information Security Handbook” (1st and 2nd Editions). Chris has authored and co-authored four patents in the areas of Intrusion Detection, Wireless Network Security, Information Security Auditing and Incident Investigation, and Reconfigurable Virtualized Remote Computer Security System, respectively.
To learn more about Chris and his view on “Why he joined Invincea,” see his blog post here.
Invincea is the machine learning endpoint security company dedicated to killing threats without impacting business performance. Created by the data scientists at Invincea Labs with DARPA driven technology, X by Invincea has consistently rated highest in performance metrics in third party testing. Based in Fairfax, VA., Invincea proudly protects more than 25,000 organizations across the globe and drives the highest level of transparency and accountability in the industry. For more information or to sign-up for a product demonstration, visit www.invincea.com.